Born out of Oman Sail’s experience in developing high-performing sailing teams, our core approach is delivered through experiential learning using the 7 competencies of Zimam.

7 Competencies of Zimam

Self Leadership



Decision Making


Planning & Time Management


Offering six key areas of development, Zimam delivers services to suit a variety of participants and enable organisations to achieve their goals.

Youth Development

We help school students develop a wide range of interpersonal skills to encourage positive growth. Read More

College & University Graduates’ Advancement

We give students the knowledge and skills to bridge the gap between academic education and practical work experience. Read More

Graduate programme

We help employees develop key interpersonal skills and the confidence to obtain personal and organizational successes. Read More

Management & Leadership Development

We develop and enhance leadership skills, creating high performing multi-generational and multi-disciplined teams. Read More

Corporate Away Days

Step away from day-to-day tasks and build a stronger team bond. Explore your creativity and promote cross-functional communication with our corporate days. Read More


Our high-calibre facilitators have a variety of industry experience to provide bespoke consultation services, offering extreme value to your organisation. Read More

"Delivering leadership and sailing inspired experiential learning to develop future leaders and create high performing teams."



  • It is important in the 21st Century to be equipped with certain skills such as leadership, management, critical thinking, problem analysis, teamwork and other similar skills that are needed by every individual in any organization.

    His Excellency Dr. Abdullah bin Mohammed Al-Sarmi
    Undersecretary of the Ministry of Higher Education
  • I’ve witnessed my students develop soft skills that will benefit them in their day-to-day lives.

    Ameera Abdullah Al Kharusiah
    Assistant Director of Education Programmes’ Department, Ministry of Education
  • What happened after Zimam is not just a positive change, it was a radical change in the students’ behaviour, abilities, mindset and goals, and even their strategy for careers after graduation.

    Mohammed Al Rawahi
    Head of Internship Placement, Oman Tourism College
  • The excellent interaction between the children and the facilitators enabled them to learn a lot of different skills and competencies which will help them in their daily and academic life, now and in the future.

    Hussain Salem Mohammed Balawi
    Ministry of Education
  • The leadership programme is perfect for people who will soon be looking for employment as it provides training in the interpersonal skills that are so crucial for success in the workplace.

    HH Sayyida Muna bint Fahad Al Said
    Assistant Vice Chancellor for External Cooperation, Sultan Qaboos University
  • We are proud of the achievements of the students, the course facilitators and Oman Sail, with whom we have worked hand-in-hand to bring leadership and the development of interpersonal skills to the very forefront of developing people. Our investment in the future of Oman centres on sustainability and long-term benefit, and since conception, this has been a trailblazing programme which continues to change the lives of young Omanis for the better.

    Yousuf Al Ojaili
    President of BP Oman
  • Zimam National Leadership Programme is one of OAPFD objectives to develop human resources. The ultimate goal is to make this programme a national learning initiative, and together we aim to teach soft skills which will help students set personal goals and equip them with the self-confidence and interpersonal skills required to succeed, making them more employable in the future and able to make a telling contribution to the future of Oman’s growth.

    Dr. Dhafid Al Shanfari
    CEO of Public Authority for Privatisation & Partnership (PAPP)